Industrial Design MFA
December 6, 2021
Vignelli Center's 'Beyond Fashion' event unites RIT and community designers
RIT and local designers partnered to create garments and wearables inspired by the Vignelli Center archives for display during a first-of-its-kind fashion show on Dec. 10. The event is open to the public.
October 20, 2021
Team of RIT designers, architects collaborate on Bethel Woods installation
Students from RIT's Industrial Design (BFA and MFA) and Master of Architecture programs constructed a large-scale sculpture on the Woodstock music festival grounds for a Hello Wood event.
September 7, 2021
New leadership roles, faculty hires highlight changes in College of Art and Design
RIT's Schools of Art, American Crafts, Film and Animation, and Photographic Arts and Sciences are all under new leadership.
April 15, 2021
Design faculty wins Innovative Teaching with Technology Award
In the classroom, Lara Goulart of Industrial Design applies her research on creative learning methods that positively impact students.
February 5, 2021
Reinvented design workshops connect students with alumni, industry
RIT's Interior Design and Industrial Design programs each hosted a series of industry talks to provide an inspirational start to the spring semester.
October 20, 2020
Design professor to support AALANA faculty in new role
Mindy Magyar, associate professor of industrial design, has been appointed Faculty Associate for AALANA Faculty. In the position, she aims to create an environment where RIT AALANA faculty can thrive.
September 28, 2020
Design Milk rebroadcasts Vignelli Center lecture
Through a partnership with the popular online magazine, Vignelli Center lectures are being rebroadcast by Design Milk. The semester's first event featured an inspiring talk by creativity strategist Natalie Nixon.
September 11, 2020
RIT’s Vignelli Center for Design Studies teaming up with Design Milk for lecture series
Beginning with next week’s inaugural lecture on Sept. 16, the Vignelli Center’s Design Conversations Lecture Series presented by Design Milk will feature a wide variety of diverse designers whose compelling work has made important impacts on the design world.
August 26, 2020
RIT’s Metaproject will collaborate with alumnus’ sustainable design firm
For Metaproject 11, senior industrial design students will spend the semester designing products for Staach, which focuses on functional sustainable design. Founded by Seth Eshelman '06 (industrial design/graphic design), the company designs and domestically manufactures sustainable products including furniture, interiors, and built structures.
July 30, 2020
Student teams design accessibility, medical solutions in annual studio
Seventeen interdisciplinary teams of students presented their innovative designs developed this summer in the Studio 930 design consultancy.
July 9, 2020
Josh Owen named director of RIT’s Vignelli Center for Design Studies
Josh Owen, an internationally renowned designer, author and faculty-researcher who has led RIT’s industrial design program to national prominence since coming to the university a decade ago, has been named the new director of the Vignelli Center for Design Studies and the Massimo and Lella Vignelli Distinguished Professor of Design.
June 25, 2020
RIT’s Saunders College of Business names Butler/Till co-founders recipients of 2020 Vanden Brul Award
Two visionaries in the fields of advertising, marketing and communications have been named co-recipients of the 2020 Herbert W. Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Award, presented by RIT’s Saunders College of Business. Sue Butler and Tracy Till are the first joint female recipients in the award’s 35-year history.